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The money-saving, economy-helping, environmentally-friendly choice at the pump


If your family will be on the road this holiday weekend, and your vehicle allows for it, I encourage you to try a higher ethanol or biodiesel blend at the pump and feel good knowing you’re making an environmentally-friendly decision and supporting Iowa communities, and saving money while you’re at it.

Four myths that need addressed this May Beef Month


It’s a good time to address a few myths about beef production, so we can all feel good about the summer grilling staple we love!

Iowa Minute: Learning about Iowa's water quality from the seat of your bike


Bicycling in Iowa is all about enjoying the great outdoors. It's also a great way to learn about the ways Iowa's farmers are keeping the outdoors great.

A century of strengthening Iowa’s youth


A lot has changed since 1918, but our commitment to the people, progress and pride of Iowa remains. There’s no better proof of that commitment than Farm Bureau’s decades-long investment in Iowa’s youth.

Iowa Farm Bureau announces '2018 Built Tough F-150' Sweepstakes exclusively for members


Iowa Farm Bureau members now have a chance to win a 24-month lease on a new 2018 Ford F-150 truck through a ‘2018 Built Tough F-150’ sweepstakes being offered by Ford Motor Company, an exclusive member benefit partner of the Iowa Farm Bureau.

Craft Beer Week highlights rural entrepreneurs and value-added agriculture


In the past five years, the number of craft breweries in Iowa has increased a whopping 125 percent, mirroring national trends of rising consumer demand for craft or microbrews. And, with up to three pounds of hops needed for a keg of IPA brew, a growing number of Iowa farmers are jumping on that trend by diversifying their farms and growing hops.

Nothing to sneeze at: research shows farm proximity can reduce allergy suffering


New research from the Netherlands shows that living on a livestock farm, or even close to one, may help protect people from common allergies.

Iowa Farm Bureau pleased with Iowa Legislature's action on priority issues


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, saw the 2018 legislative session conclude with passage of several bills on key issues for Iowa’s farm families.

Ten urban water quality demonstration projects funded


Projects will provide over $3.2 million to match $789,100 in state funding

Whether talking diet or conservation, it’s not one-size-fits-all


There’s so many factors that can affect success, that no single approach works for all.